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Nov 20, 2020

Cybersecurity: Are Fintech & I.T. Gurus Cyber-Criminals Under The Ambit Of The Law?


The perception of the Nigerian cyber infrastructure and the legal apparatus for the sustenance and governance of the cyber space, is one which has been largely left in the dark, as such enough misconceptions abound as to trending legal and socio-economic issues arising in respect of cyber security.

Nov 18, 2020

Opportunities For Nigerian Lawyers In The Global Entertainment Industry

Christmas has come early; Greysage consulting will host a webinar that adequately caters to lawyers, law graduates, and law students who are enthused and fascinated by the global entertainment industry.

The webinar will be held on the 12th of November, 2020, via zoom, at 11am – 1pm and Greysage has recruited famed Nigerian entertainment lawyer, Akinyemi Ayinoluwa, to share important tips that would help guide Nigerian lawyers to explore, pursue an interest, and build a practice area that caters to the entertainment industry.

In recent times, there have been countless credible reports from many institutions who have conducted extensive research on the economic viability of the Nigerian entertainment industry.

Greysage Consulting believes that Nigerian lawyers have significant roles to play with helping to build the burgeoning Nigerian entertainment scene. With their mastery of law and eye for detail they are well equipped to take on responsibilities that would provide them professional and economic gratification.

This webinar would lay bare the world of possibilities available to lawyers in the entertainment industry.

To attend, reserve a spot at

The zoom link will be shared after notification of payment.

Get ready for this webinar, if you miss it…you may have to wait till the next time we re-launch it again and that might be next year.

The webinar is supported by Legal Naija and Lawyard.
Have a wonderful week.

With Love,
Opeyemi Akanni
GreySage Consulting Ltd.

Nov 11, 2020

Powers And Functions of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is a public service institution established by NITDA Act 2007 as the ICT policy implementing arm of the Federal Ministry of Communication of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It has sole responsibility of developing programs that caters for the running of ICT related activities in the country. NITDA is also mandated with the implementation of policies guideline for driving ICT in Nigeria. The Board shall have power to formulate overall policy for the management of the affairs of the Agency; and manage the National Information Technology Development Fund established under Section 12 of the Act including;

Nov 9, 2020

BUY NOW: The Ultimate Guide To Social Media For Lawyers

Everyone that has read Social Media For Lawyers has found the book useful for creating online visibility for their law practice, and they also say they will recommend the book to a colleague, but don’t just take our words for it, read some of their remarks below;


“Social Media for Lawyers is a book every 21st century lawyer needs to read especially in a digital competitive world”.

-       Oluwatobiloba, Lawyer


“This is an awesome book coming at the right time. It spells out the good way to leverage social media for corporate bodies and Professionals and not necessarily lawyers alone. I'm glad Mr Adedunmade Onibokun saw this need and addressed it keenly.”

- Deji, Lawyer

“In a time where lawyers are for the most part restricted from advertising their services, it is imperative that we learn to harness the power of social media to not only amplify our voices, but carve a niche for ourselves in the legal market. "Social Media for Lawyers" is without a doubt, the perfect tool for lawyers in this regard. I recommend this for not only lawyers, but professionals from every discipline."

- Charles, Lawyer

If you would like to join the exclusive league of innovative practitioners who are using social media to create visibility for their practice and establish themselves as thought leaders, while also attracting the right type of clients who require their services? Then take advantage of the ongoing Independence Day Promo and ORDER your SOCIAL MEDIA FOR LAWYERS for N2500 here

Nov 7, 2020

Learn The Nigerian Constitution By Registering For This Class


Learn the provisions of the Constitution as a Nigerian citizen or visitor. Our speakers, Derin Fagbure and Adedunmade Onibokun are seasoned legal professionals who will be sharing an in-depth analysis of relevant provisions of the Constitution that all citizens should be aware of.

Nov 4, 2020

#EndSARs: Can Live Video Evidence Be Relied Upon? | Freda Odigie

On the 20th day of October 2020, what started as a peaceful protest for over two weeks turned bloody after the Nigerian Army allegedly unleashed it’s bullets at unarmed protesters leading to loss of lives and many injured. The protest tagged #ENDSARS was carried out across many cities in Nigeria and other countries.

Nov 2, 2020

Visas And Permits Under The Nigerian Immigration Law[1] | KHALID ABDULKAREEM

1.0.      Introduction

            The sources of the Nigerian Immigration Law are divided into primary and secondary sources. The primary sources mainly consist of the Immigration Act, 2015, Immigration Regulations, 2017 and the Nigerian Visa Policy, 2020, while the secondary sources are the 1999 Constitution as altered and Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010. Embedded under these laws are visas and permits that must be obtained by foreigner desirous of entering into the country for one reason or the other. The Nigerian Immigration Service is the body statutorily mandated and empowered to issue or grant such visas and permit.  This article serves as a summary exposition of these relevant visas and permits.